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  • The 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2013-Breeders-Cup/Classic/33150031_7ZnLk4#!i=2886401886&k=LfWs6fC">Order This Photo</a>

    Catching Up with 2013 Breeders' Cup Winners

    Some have retired, a hearty few race on, but the winners of last year's Breeders' Cup World Championships will always have their place in history. Here we check in with the 14 runners who put on a great show in 2013.

  • Mizdirection after winning the 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint.
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    Puype Reflects on Mizdirection's Cup Success

    When the World Championships are renewed for a third straight year at Santa Anita Park, missing from the lineup will be one of the most dynamic Breeders' Cup winners of the past two years--Turf Sprint winner Mizdirection.

  • Shared Belief

    Shared Belief 'Excellent' in Golden Gate Move

    Likely favorite for the Breeders' Cup Classic continues his preparation for the 1 1/4-mile race, working five furlongs in 1:00 3/5 Oct. 14 on the Tapeta surface at Golden Gate where he has done all of his training this year.

  • Toronado (right) won the 2014 Queen Anne Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-rRWrvFm">Order This Photo</a>

    Toronado to Carry Hannon Hopes in BC Mile

    Al Shaqab Racing's British-based Toronado is being aimed for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) Nov. 1 after missing last year's World Championships to continue his recovery from throat surgery.

  • Lady Eli won the Miss Grillo Stakes by 3 lengths on Sept 28.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-GFgvFWq">Order This Photo</a>

    Lady Eli is First BC Starter for New Owners

    If Lady Eli continues her progress as planned, 43-year-old Jay Hanley will come full circle back to Santa Anita on Oct. 31 when he is represented by his first Breeders' Cup starter in the Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. I).

  • By the Moon won the 2014 Frizette Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-THsxnv9">Order This Photo</a>

    Homebred Filly Takes Jay Em Ess to BC

    Jay Em Ess Stable raced the filly By the Light, who earned almost $900,000. Now a broodmare, By the Light produced By the Moon, the first homebred grade I winner for the stable.

  • New Double Wager Links Santa Anita, Belmont

    Santa Anita Park and the New York Racing Association announced an all-new $2 wager called the "Belmont/Santa Anita Cross-Country Double," which will link Belmont Park's final race each day to a selected race at Santa Anita.

  • Trainer David Hofmans hopes to add to the success of California-based horses in the race with Home Run Kitten, who won the 2014 Eddie D Stakes.

    Hofmans Hopes to Add to Turf Sprint Success

    Trainer David Hofmans, who saddled 36-1 shot Desert Code to win the inaugural Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), hopes to add to the success of California-based horses in the race with Home Run Kitten.

  • Amazombie

    BC Sprint Winner Amazombie to 'Old' KY Home

    Amazombie has a foothold in two states -- California and Kentucky. He was bred in California and did most of his racing there. But his biggest victory came in Kentucky, when he won the 2011 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint.

  • Doug O'Neill

    Trainers O'Neill, Levine Suspended and Fined

    The New York State Gaming Commission has levied suspensions and fines for trainers Doug O'Neill and Bruce Levine after horses in their barns tested positive in post-race tests for prohibited substances.

  • Angela Renee wins the Chandalier Stakes.

    Angela Renee Dominant in Chandelier Stakes

    Siena Farm's Angela Renee, beaten more than 19 lengths in the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) in her last start, rebounded in a big way with a victory in the $300,000 Chandelier Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at Santa Anita.

  • Shared Belief overtakes Fed Biz late to win the Awesome Again.

    Shared Belief Goes Overland in Awesome Again

    Stuck wide every step of the way, odds-on choice Shared Belief stayed unbeaten in seven starts with a neck victory over a game Fed Biz in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 27 at Santa Anita Park.

  • CHRB Urges Closer Look at Takeout, Handle

    The California Horse Racing Board will move forward with a committee recommendation that it urge the horse racing industry to examine the issue of pari-mutuel takeout and its effect on wagering.

  • American Pharoah won the Del Mar Futurity by 4 3/4 lengths Sept. 3.

    American Pharoah Heads FrontRunner Lineup

    American Pharoah looks to solidify his status as the likely favorite for the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) in the $300,000 FrontRunner Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 27, taking on nine others at Santa Anita Park.

  • Barretts Sets 2015 Auction Schedule

    The first 2-year-olds in training sale of 2015 will be conducted by Barretts on Monday, Feb. 23, at Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif., with the training preview scheduled for Feb. 20.

  • Irish Presence wins the Las Madrinas Stakes at Los Alamitos September 21, 2014.

    Los Alamitos Concludes First Fall Meet

    The first fall Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos ended Sept. 21 with average daily all-sources handle of $5,768,238 for 11 days, a 26.3% increase over the 13-day meet a year earlier conducted by Barretts at Fairplex Park.

  • Art Sherman with California Chrome

    NTWAB to Honor Sherman, Campbell, Others

    Art Sherman, Cot Campbell, Charlsie Cantey, and Blood-Horse's Tom LaMarra are the winners for the 55th annual awards dinner of the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters association, to be held Oct. 29 in Arcadia, Ca.

  • DraftKings New Breeders' Cup Sponsor

    Breeders' Cup has signed an agreement with DraftKings Inc., a leading daily fantasy sports website, for the company to be name-in-title sponsor of this year's grade I Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.

  • Del Mar Racing

    Del Mar Posts Attendance, Handle Declines

    Ending with an impressive victory by American Pharoah in the Del Mar Futurity (gr. I), the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club concluded its 36-day meet Sept. 3 with declines in average daily wagering and attendance.

  • Frank Mirahmadi

    Mirahmadi to Call Los Alamitos Fall Meet

    Frank Mirahmadi, the popular track announcer at Oaklawn Park and most of the Northern California fair circuit, will serve as the track announcer at the upcoming Los Alamitos fall Thoroughbred meet that opens Friday, Sept. 5.

  • Fed Biz defeated Goldencents in the 2013 Pat O'Brien.

    Pat O'Brien Deja Vu for Fed Biz, Goldencents

    It seems hard to believe that a year has passed since eventual Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) winner Goldencents was run down by rival Fed Biz in a thrilling edition of the Pat O'Brien, but here we are at Del Mar again.

  • Live Saratoga Weekend Coverage from HRRN

    Horse Racing Radio Network will provide live on-site coverage of Saratoga's signature weekend beginning Friday, Aug. 22, with the Personal Ensign (gr. I) followed by the 145th Travers Stakes (gr. I) Saturday.

  • Shared Belief has been installed the 5-2 morning-line favorite in the Pacific Classic.

    Shared Belief Favored in Pacific Classic

    Shared Belief has been installed the 5-2 morning-line favorite in the TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) as the undefeated 3-year-old seeks to prevent older horse Game On Dude from a repeat victory in the $1 million race Aug. 24.

  • Online Poker Bills Shelved in California

    Another California legislative session will draw to close at the end of August without action on an Internet poker bill, but in this instance, it is a victory for the state's racing industry.

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    Dance With Fate Euthanized After Accident

    Grade I winner Dance With Fate was euthanized due to a serious injury sustained July 24 when he bolted and crashed into a fence while on the track at Del Mar prepping for the upcoming San Diego Handicap (gr. II).

  • Revenue Down, Income Up for PNGI

    Despite a 14.3% decrease in net revenue, Penn National Gaming Inc. July 24 reported net income of $2.8 million for the second quarter of this year versus a $12.2 million loss for the same three months of 2013.

  • California Chrome is due to return to his Los Alamitos stable July 17.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-BvpM5q2">Order This Photo</a>

    California Chrome Returning Early From Break

    Dual classic winner California Chrome is due to return to his Los Alamitos stable July 17, two weeks earlier than expected. His first start back could come at his home track Sept. 20, said trainer Art Sherman.